Sentencing

July 16, 2018 - 7:59 pm
VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — Prosecutors in Georgia say three people who admitted to filing approximately 984 fraudulent returns using stolen identities have each been sentence to more than five years in prison. News outlets report 34-year-old Saferia Johnson, 51-year-old Leo McGill and 38-year-old Detrone...
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July 13, 2018 - 5:31 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A Georgia woman has been sentenced to five years in prison for preparing and filing fraudulent tax returns through her Alabama-based business. U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town, in a news release, says U.S. District Judge R. David Proctor sentenced 38-year-old Patrice Anderson on...
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July 13, 2018 - 4:33 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The wife of a late union official has been sentenced to 18 months in prison as part of a federal corruption investigation at a training center run by Fiat Chrysler and the United Auto Workers. A federal judge on Friday also ordered 54-year-old Monica Morgan to serve a year of...
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July 12, 2018 - 5:24 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland's highest court has agreed to review a decision to reopen a high-profile case for a man whose murder conviction was chronicled in the hit podcast "Serial," according to an order issued Thursday. Earlier this year, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals ordered a new trial...
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This photo provided by the Burleigh-Morton County Detention Center in Bismarck, N.D., shows Red Fawn Fallis, of Denver. Fallis, who accused of shooting at officers during protests in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in 2016 is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday afternoon, July 11, 2018, in Bismarck. She pleaded guilty in January to civil disorder and a weapons charge. Prosecutors are recommending seven years in prison, though federal Judge Daniel Hovland can go up to 15 years. (Burleigh-Morton County Detention Center via AP)
July 11, 2018 - 9:21 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Denver woman accused of shooting at officers during protests in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline was sentenced Wednesday to four years and nine months in federal prison. Red Fawn Fallis, 39, was accused of firing a handgun three times while resisting...
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Demonstrators hold signs with people killed by the NSU outside the court in Munich, southern Germany, prior to the verdict Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (Tobias Hase/dpa via AP)
July 11, 2018 - 2:27 pm
MUNICH (AP) — A German court found the main defendant guilty on Wednesday in a string of neo-Nazi killings more than a decade ago — a high-profile trial that raised fresh questions about the treatment of migrants at a time when Germany is grappling with an unprecedented influx of refugees and...
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FILE - In this Dec. 27, 2017, file photo, pro-democracy activists hold pictures of Chinese activists Qin Yongmin, left, and Wu Gan outside the Chinese central government's liaison office in Hong Kong. China on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, has sentenced Qin, a veteran pro-democracy campaigner, to 13 years in prison on vaguely defined subversion charges, one day after releasing the widow of a Nobel Peace Prize laureate. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
July 11, 2018 - 9:04 am
BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday sentenced a veteran pro-democracy campaigner to 13 years in prison on vaguely defined subversion charges, one day after releasing the widow of a Nobel Peace Prize laureate after eight years of house arrest. The People's Intermediate Court in the central city of...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by Nevada Department of Corrections photo shows death row inmate Scott Raymond Dozier, who was convicted in 2007 of robbing, killing and dismembering a 22-year-old man in Las Vegas, and was convicted in Arizona in 2005 of another murder and dismemberment near Phoenix. A Nevada judge halted the use of a drug in the execution of Dozier hours before he was scheduled to die Wednesday, July 11, 2018, by a first-of-its-kind lethal injection mixture. (Nevada Department of Corrections via AP, File)
July 10, 2018 - 8:31 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada inmate slated to die by a three-drug lethal injection combination never before used in the U.S. has said repeatedly he wants his sentence carried out and he doesn't care if it's painful. But a last-minute lawsuit filed by a drug company that doesn't want its product used...
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Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn leaves federal courthouse in Washington, Tuesday, July 10, 2018, following a status hearing. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
July 10, 2018 - 8:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An attorney for Michael Flynn said Tuesday that the former national security adviser is "eager" to proceed to sentencing and put his criminal case behind him. Attorney Robert Kelner made the comments during a court hearing Tuesday before U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan. It was...
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July 10, 2018 - 2:41 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A guard at the federal prison in Atlanta was sentenced to prison for accepting payments to smuggle contraband for inmates. Federal prosecutors said in a news release Tuesday that 40-year-old Melvin Thomas was sentenced to one year and one day in federal prison for smuggling tobacco...
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